Location: Positioned on the border of Rajasthan’s Ranthambore National Park, guests are close to tiger territory.
History: The camp is in unspoiled wilderness close to 10th-century ruins of temples and ancient forts.
Service: Butlers are on call 24/7 to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. Knowledgeable guides are at hand for animal and bird-spotting.
With just 10 luxury tents dotted around a lake, Aman-i-Khás is one of the most exclusive properties in the world. Located near the famed Ranthambore National Park, Aman-i- Khás offers supreme comfort in this rugged area with its dining tent, spa tent with four treatment beds total, lounge tent, a step-well, a traditional shallow wading pool, and wireless Internet access. Each tent has a central living room area, which opens on to three other areas for sleeping, bathing and dressing. The “bedroom” has a king-size bed and two writing desks, while the bathing area includes a shower, soaking tub and separate toilet while the dressing area contains wardrobes and twin vanities. There is a lovely campfire that is lit every evening and surrounded by stone benches with pillows such that guests can socialize with one another and chat about any game sightings over drinks and live music.
The Aman-i-Khas comprises ten identical luxury tents on concrete plinths, located at the base of the Aravalli Hills. Each canvas tent measures 108 meters squared with a 6-metre high canopy and three separate living spaces – bathroom, bedroom and sitting area.
These luxury tents contain all luxury furnishings and amenities, including a king-sized bed, daybed, twin vanities, twin writing desks, a dining table for two, generous closet space and a spacious bathroom with shower, tub and toilet. All tents are air-conditioned and have a ceiling fan, with windows draped with heavy cotton curtains to ensure privacy.
The Aman Spa features two treatment areas offering massage, facials, reflexology and more at the hands of trained wellness professionals. Half and one hour reiki sessions are provided, as are guided sessions of yoga and meditation. Guests can also have their hands painted with traditional henna art made from local herbs and spices.
Modeled after the Mughals' ancient stepped bathing pools, the bawadi, or stepwell, at Aman-i-Kh�s allows travelers to cool off after a safari. There are tree-shaded areas around the pool where guests can relax on cushions and enjoy the warm climate.
The Dining Tent serves up delicious Western and Indian cuisine, made from fresh produce from the resort's organic vegetable garden. After dinner, guests can relax around an open log fire under the stars.
Offering a selection of books, magazines, DVDs, CDs and board games the Lounge is a comfortable and luxurious area for relaxing in. The Lounge also has a WiFi connection for those with their own laptops.